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Government Not Abolishing Single-Sex School – Education Ministry

Government has rubbished reports that it is planning to abolish single-sex education system in Ghana. According to the Ministry of Education, such reports are false. “…This statement is false and must be treated with the contempt it deserves,” a statement from the Education Ministry stated. There were media reports citing …

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Double Track: Several Students Turned Away At NOBISCO

Several students who trooped to the Northern Business School in Tamale in the Northern Region to register for the SHS double track system have been turned away by authorities of the school. According to Starr FM’s Northern regional correspondent, Eliasu Tanko, the students being turned away are those who did …

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We’re Ready For Double Track System – CHASS

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), has indicated its preparedness ahead of the implementation of the newly introduced double track system. The new system, which begins on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, is expected to create space to accommodate more students due to an increase in enrollment. It …

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GES Trains Maths, Science And ICT Teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES), with the support of the World Bank and the Ministry of Education, have organised a five-day workshop for mathematics, science, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) teachers selected from some Senior High Schools in the country. Opening the workshop, the Deputy Minister of Education (in …

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2018 SHS Choices Of BECE Candidates Released

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has completed and placed all the candidates who passed their 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examinations, into the various senior high schools, technical and vocational institutes for the 2018/2019 academic year. Results of the 509,827 candidates who sat for the exams were released by the West …

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Double Track Will Rescue 180,000 Students – Kwesi Yankah

The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has stated that the double track policy is meant to rescue some 180,000 students whose educational future could have been curtailed or jeopardised. “The government is simply saying that these boys and girls are stranded; let’s be creative …

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We Will Ensure Double Track System Succeeds – Akufo-Addo Assures Nation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has re-assured Ghanaians that the country will not go back on the double-track system for the free Senior High School (SHS) programme to be implemented next month. The President jokingly booed at his doomsayers while addressing the people of Akrofuom, where he had gone to …

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Converting KNUST Single Halls: Alumini Lecturer Attacks Dean Lecturer

A lecturer with the Kumasi Technical University and alumnus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Mr. Collins Kankam-Kwarteng has attacked Prof. Charles Marfo for describing Katanga and Conti Halls of KNUST as harbouring primitive traditions “Prof. Charles Marfo has weak understanding of traditions and how it …

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Double Track System: Over 10, 000 Private School Teachers To Lose Employment – CHOPSS

The Conference of Heads of Private Secondary Schools (CHOPSS) has hinted that their exclusion from the implementation of the Free SHS policy and Double Track System will result in massive job loses in the educational sector. CHOPSS believes the current situation if not reconsidered could render about 10, 000 teachers …

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Double Track System: We Will Not Work On Weekends – NAGRAT

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) says its members will not work on weekends to support the free Senior High School (SHS) double track system. According to NAGRAT, although it supports the system, it will not be right for its members to work those extra hours because it is …

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